Ventilation in steel roofing

Ventilation in steel roofing

Approaches to satisfy NCC 2022 Condensation Management requirements for residential roofs in Climate Zones 6, 7 and 8

With NCC 2022, specific requirements for roof spaces have been introduced for Climate Zones 6, 7 and 8 to mitigate the risk of condensation and moisture accumulation.

This guide will assist you navigate the requirements of NCC 2022 and presents practical insights and approaches to meet ventilation requirements for residential roofs.

It explores different methods to incorporate effective ventilation into steel roofing systems, taking into consideration different roof types.  Practical examples and drawings for various Australian residential applications are provided to assist understanding.

Stay at the forefront of condensation management requirements with this ventilation guide for steel roofing systems.

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Further information

The following factsheets each give informative summaries of metal roofs on the topic of condensation, and how conventional current construction practices help to mitigate condensation risk.

Metal roofing and condensation | Vapour barriers in metal roofing | Blanket and foil insulation | Ventilation at the eave

Explore further topics relating to NCC changes and good practices when installing steel roofing, walling and framing: